How storytelling can enhance non-fiction and engage readers

Talk to anyone working in communications these days, and they’ll tell you how important storytelling is. Basing your message in a story engages people, helps to share your ideas more clearly and can be more convincing for your audience. I recently read two books that illustrate the power of storytelling. First was Please Don’t Bite … More How storytelling can enhance non-fiction and engage readers

The Thirteenth Tale

“There is something about words. In expert hands, manipulated deftly, they take you prisoner. Wind themselves around your limbs like spider silk, and when you are so enthralled you cannot move, they pierce your skin, enter your blood, numb your thoughts. Inside you they work their magic.” The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield I tend … More The Thirteenth Tale

Year of Yes

Any Grey’s Anatomy or Scandal fans out there? Confession, I am not one of them. I mean, I might be. I just haven’t seen an episode yet. However, I recently read Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes (not an affiliate link). She’s the woman who created Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, oh and Private Practice too. The … More Year of Yes